Good Morning Parents,
Friday marked the end of another exciting week of teaching and learning at TMSA! We would like to thank all the parents who volunteered their time, and/or sent in supplies for the classroom.
A special thank you to Mrs. Mormino (James’ mom), Ms. Tutson (Rashad’s mom), Corey & Mrs. Russel (Kori’s brother & mom), Mrs. Harris (Daeja’s mom), Ms. Taylor (Cameron T.’s mom), Mrs. Garcia (Madison’s mom), Mrs. Johnson (Deontrae’s mom), Ms. Willis (Riley’s mom), and Mrs. Evans (Calen’s mom) for assisting their respective homerooms with International Day (part1) activities. We appreciate you! 😊
What We Are Learning:
Reading: Story Elements (Wrap-up)/TAG Puppet Show
L/Arts: Parts of Speech
Math: Properties Addition, Multiplication & Division (Unit 2 posttest on 11/1)
Science: Earth Science Wrap-up (Unit Test 11/6 – 11/ 10)
Social Studies: Native American Regions (Arctic/Southeast/Northeast)
Writing: RACE & Narrative Prompts
10/1-10/31: GA Tech Jacket 2 Jacket Reading Contest (READ, READ, READ!)
10/31: Book Character Day
11/1: International Day – Tour of Nations
11/2: Native American Pow Wow Field Trip @8:00am
11/3: Teacher Workday (No School)
11/3: KaBoom Playground Building Day!
Native American Pow Wow Field Trip
We are asking all chaperones to arrive no later than 8:00am on Thursday (11/1). We will have a brief chaperone meeting at 8:05 to address logistics, such as assigned groups, wristbands, schedule, etc.
TMSA celebrated part 1 of International Day on Friday, October 27th, and part 2 will take place on Wednesday, November 1st. Below is a list of the assigned countries for 3rd grade. Please let us know if you have any expertise, or would like to donate items and/or assist your child’s homeroom to prepare for the Tour of Nations on 11/1/17.
Georgia Tech Jacket 2 Jacket Reading Program
It’s that time of year again to participate in the annual Georgia Tech Women’s Basketball Jacket 2 Jacket Reading Program.
All of the winning students and classes will be recognized during halftime at the Georgia Tech vs. UT-Arlington on December 10th at McCamish Pavilion on GT’s campus.
Students participating in the program are eligible for several prizes, including a plaque, bookstore gift certificate, free admission to a Georgia Tech Women’s Basketball game and recognition at halftime of the Women’s Basketball game on December 10th, 2017. Every student who participates in the program will gain free admission to the Georgia Tech vs. UT-Arlington game on December 10th and every child in attendance at the game will receive a Georgia United goodie bag. In addition, the top classes with the most pages read will receive a visit from the Georgia Tech Women’s Basketball team in the Spring Semester. Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:
- Highest School Total (Elementary and Middle School)
- Highest Class Total from Each Grade
- Highest Individual Total (Elementary and Middle School)
- Highest Individual from Each Grade
- All Participants (in seat recognition and Georgia United goodie bag)
Our Parent/Teacher Conference Day has been rescheduled to Friday, November 3, 2017 from 8-10am, however, teachers are available to meet with you regarding your child’s progress prior to that date. We are available from 1:20 – 2:10pm on most school days, and on Tuesdays between 5:00-6:00pm. All conferences are by appointment only. Please email your child’s homeroom teacher if you need to schedule a conference.
USA Test Prep Assignments
Students were given their user name and login for USA Test Prep before the Fall Break. Please take advantage of this wonderful resource.
Spelling & Vocabulary Words
- New spelling & vocabulary words will be posted by end of day on Monday
- Students will take their next spelling & vocab test on 11/10/17.
As always, please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, or require additional information.
Have a great week!
The Third Grade Team